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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Rennes by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Paris Gare de Lyon  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes Tgv

$191 - $217

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Bus  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Rennes

$68 - $119

5 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Rennes Tgv

$222 - $275

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Rennes 600.6 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Zurich to Rennes  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rennes (RNS) ZRH - RNS

$113 - $481

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Rennes  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Rennes (RNS) SXB - RNS

$175 - $760

Fly Zurich to Nantes, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nantes (NTE) ZRH - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$136 - $326

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rennes is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 14 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Rennes is to train and fly which costs SFr 170 - SFr 800 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Rennes via Paris - Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Rennes via Mulhouse Ville and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Rennes is 768 km. The road distance is 960.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Rennes without a car is to train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Zürich to Rennes, including transfers.

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Zürich to Rennes bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Rennes train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Rennes is to train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 14 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 480 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 480.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Rennes, France?

You can take a train from Zürich to Rennes via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare De Lyon - Diderot, Gare Montparnasse, and Paris Montparnasse in around 7 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Rennes via Paris - Gallieni in around 14 h 57 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Rennes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Zürich to Rennes bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Rennes station.

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Zürich to Rennes train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Rennes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Rennes is 961 km. It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to drive from Zürich to Rennes.

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Iberia, Aer Lingus, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 270+ hotels available in Rennes. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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